Protesters

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators march to U.N. headquarters on Aug. 9, 2014 (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Pro-Palestinian Protesters March To U.N. Headquarters

Later Saturday, a silent protest and candlelight vigil organized as a social media movement aimed at uniting Jews and Arabs was expected to be held in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza near U.N. headquarters.

08/09/2014

Dueling protests by supporters of Israel and Palestine were held near the Israeli Consulate at 800 Second Ave. on Wednesday, July 9. Both groups called for peace in the Middle East. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dueling Protest Groups Outside Israeli Consulate Call For Mideast Peace

Demonstrators on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict gathered to make their voices heard at the Israeli Consulate on the East Side Wednesday.

07/09/2014

Hobby Lobby Protest

Protesters Turn Out As U.S. Supreme Court Hears Hobby Lobby Case On Birth Control Coverage

Protesters came out in full force Tuesday as the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case pitting employers’ religious beliefs against the Affordable Care Act’s birth control mandate.

03/25/2014

NJ Gov. Chris Christie holds a town hall meeting in Monmouth County. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Attorney General Tells Police To Stop Photographing Christie Protesters

Acting Attorney General John Hoffman said the State Police is responsible for the safety and security of the governor and public at town hall meetings.

03/20/2014

Gov. Chris Christie (Jeff Zelevansky/
Getty Images News)

Protesters Again Interrupt Christie Town Hall With Complaints About Sandy Aid, GWB Scandal

Gov. Chris Christie stood by as the protesters – some shouting “New Jersey deserves better” – were escorted out by police.

03/18/2014

Squirrel (credit: ClipArt)

Protesters Head Upstate To Picket Against Squirrel-Shooting Contest

Protesters from New York City headed upstate Saturday to demonstrate against a squirrel-killing contest in the small town of Holley.

02/16/2013

A woman named Anna rallies in Times Square in support of the group Pussy Riot August 17, 2012. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/GettyImages)

Russian Punk Band Supporters Fight New York State Law Banning Masks In Public

Three women who were arrested in a protest supporting the Russian punk band Pussy Riot have launched an attempt to overturn a New York state law forbidding wearing masks in public.

CBS New York–10/22/2012

Protesters at Iran rally in Times Square (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Protesters In NYC March Against Future Military Action Against Iran

“Any invasion of Iran would be a repeat of what happened in Iraq,” said protester Corrine Willinger.

02/04/2012

West Park Presbyterian Church (credit: James Russiello / Wikipedia Commons)

Desecration At Church Leads NYC Pastor To ‘Evict’ Occupy Wall Street

Protesters agreed to find other places to stay within two weeks, and to find an artisan who can make a replacement for the missing baptismal font lid if they don’t find it.

01/22/2012

Occupy Wall Street protesters clash with police in Zuccotti Park In New York City on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011. (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Poll: More New Yorkers Disapprove Of Mayor Bloomberg’s Handling Of Occupy Wall Street

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is getting mixed marks on his handling of the Occupy Wall Street protesters.

12/14/2011

Maira Garcia (R) and Maria Vargas hold hands while waiting on line to get married at the Brooklyn City Clerk's office on July 24, 2011 in New York City. Today was the first day gay couples were allowed to legally marry in New York state. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Demonstrators Hold Rallies To Call For Same-Sex Marriage Referendum

By far the largest group marched to the United Nations to demand that all New Yorkers, all 20 million residents, not just the 212 members of the legislature, be given a say on whether same sex marriage should be legal.

07/24/2011

Egyptian-Americans rally in Jersey City's Journal Square (Photo/CBS 2)

Local Expats React To Protests, Unrest In Egypt

The anti-government protests have touched a spirit of solidarity with Egyptian-Americans in our area, including in Jersey City’s Journal Square and “Little Egypt” in Astoria.

01/28/2011

Hundreds Rally in NYC Against Arizona’s Immigration Law

Hundreds of immigrant advocates have marched across the Brooklyn Bridge and rallied in Manhattan to protest Arizona’s toughest-in-the-nation immigration law.

1010 WINS–07/29/2010

Hundreds Rally in NYC Against Arizona's Immigration Law

Hundreds of immigrant advocates have marched across the Brooklyn Bridge and rallied in Manhattan to protest Arizona’s toughest-in-the-nation immigration law.

1010 WINS–07/29/2010